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Herford Rump Steak

35-day salt-aged Hereford Rump Steak

A premium cut that offers a rich, beefy taste and tender texture, making it a favourite among steak enthusiasts.

The 35-day salt-ageing period intensifies this effect by drawing out excess moisture and breaking down the meat’s fibres, resulting in an exceptionally tender and flavour-rich steak. Perfect for BBQ grilling, this aged Hereford rump steak delivers a remarkable depth of flavour, making it a choice for connoisseurs seeking the ultimate in steak quality.

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Approximate Weight: 28oz +

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Characteristics

The rump steak, taken from the rear of the animal, is a versatile and popular cut. It is known for its robust beefy taste, tender texture, and a good balance of fat to meat. Hereford rump steak, in particular, benefits from the breed’s genetic predisposition for marbling, ensuring a juicier and more succulent steak.

Cooking Tips

Hereford rump steak can be cooked in various ways, but it shines when grilled or pan-fried. Here are some tips to get the best out of your steak:

  1. Preparation: Take the steak out of the fridge at least 30 minutes before cooking to bring it to room temperature. This helps in even cooking.
  2. Seasoning: Keep it simple with salt and pepper. The natural flavours of Hereford beef are best enjoyed without too many distractions.
  3. Cooking: Heat a heavy-based frying pan until very hot. Add a little oil or butter, and then cook the steak for about 2-3 minutes on each side for medium-rare, adjusting the time to your preference.
  4. Resting: Let the steak rest for a few minutes after cooking. This allows the juices to redistribute, ensuring a moist and tender bite.

Nutritional Information

Hereford beef is not only a treat for the taste buds but also a source of essential nutrients. It is rich in high-quality protein, iron, and B vitamins, particularly B12, which is crucial for nerve function and blood formation. The marbling in Hereford beef also contains healthy fats, contributing to heart health when consumed in moderation.

Use in Various Diets

Hereford rump steak fits well into a balanced diet. It’s a great choice for those following a high-protein diet, such as athletes or individuals looking to build muscle. It also aligns with paleo and ketogenic diets, which emphasise whole foods and healthy fats. Pairing it with a variety of vegetables can make for a well-rounded meal that supports overall health.

A little about Hereford Beef

A breed renowned for its exceptional meat quality. Originating from Herefordshire, England, in the 18th century, Hereford cattle are now raised globally, valued for their efficient feed conversion, adaptability, and docility. Hereford beef is particularly prized for its marbling, tenderness, and rich taste, characteristics that make it a preferred choice among chefs and steak enthusiasts.

Key Qualities of Hereford Beef Steaks:

  • Marbling: Hereford beef has a noticeable amount of intramuscular fat, or marbling, which melts during cooking, adding to the steak’s juiciness and flavour.
  • Tenderness: The beef is known for its soft texture, making it a pleasure to eat. Proper aging of the meat further enhances this tenderness.
  • Flavour: Hereford beef steaks have a distinct, full-bodied taste, attributed to the cattle’s diet and genetics. The beef’s rich flavour profile stands out even with minimal seasoning.

Cooking Hereford Beef Steaks:

  • Seasoning: Given its natural flavour, Hereford beef steaks require minimal seasoning — often just salt and pepper.
  • Cooking Method: Grilling or pan-searing at high temperatures is ideal for achieving a caramelised crust while keeping the interior juicy and tender.
  • Resting: Allow the steak to rest after cooking and before slicing to ensure the juices redistribute throughout the meat, enhancing its flavour and tenderness.

Ethical and Sustainable Farming:

Our North Yorkshire Hereford cattle farmers prioritise sustainable and ethical farming practices, focusing on animal welfare, pasture management, and environmentally friendly farming techniques. These practices not only contribute to the high quality of Hereford beef but also support sustainable agriculture.

Hereford beef steaks are a premium choice for those seeking exceptional quality and taste in their beef. Whether enjoyed in a fine dining establishment or cooked at home, Hereford beef offers a superior steak experience.

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Characteristics

The rump steak, taken from the rear of the animal, is a versatile and popular cut. It is known for its robust beefy taste, tender texture, and a good balance of fat to meat. Hereford rump steak, in particular, benefits from the breed’s genetic predisposition for marbling, ensuring a juicier and more succulent steak.

Cooking Tips

Hereford rump steak can be cooked in various ways, but it shines when grilled or pan-fried. Here are some tips to get the best out of your steak:

  1. Preparation: Take the steak out of the fridge at least 30 minutes before cooking to bring it to room temperature. This helps in even cooking.
  2. Seasoning: Keep it simple with salt and pepper. The natural flavours of Hereford beef are best enjoyed without too many distractions.
  3. Cooking: Heat a heavy-based frying pan until very hot. Add a little oil or butter, and then cook the steak for about 2-3 minutes on each side for medium-rare, adjusting the time to your preference.
  4. Resting: Let the steak rest for a few minutes after cooking. This allows the juices to redistribute, ensuring a moist and tender bite.

Nutritional Information

Hereford beef is not only a treat for the taste buds but also a source of essential nutrients. It is rich in high-quality protein, iron, and B vitamins, particularly B12, which is crucial for nerve function and blood formation. The marbling in Hereford beef also contains healthy fats, contributing to heart health when consumed in moderation.

Use in Various Diets

Hereford rump steak fits well into a balanced diet. It’s a great choice for those following a high-protein diet, such as athletes or individuals looking to build muscle. It also aligns with paleo and ketogenic diets, which emphasise whole foods and healthy fats. Pairing it with a variety of vegetables can make for a well-rounded meal that supports overall health.

A little about Hereford Beef

A breed renowned for its exceptional meat quality. Originating from Herefordshire, England, in the 18th century, Hereford cattle are now raised globally, valued for their efficient feed conversion, adaptability, and docility. Hereford beef is particularly prized for its marbling, tenderness, and rich taste, characteristics that make it a preferred choice among chefs and steak enthusiasts.

Key Qualities of Hereford Beef Steaks:

  • Marbling: Hereford beef has a noticeable amount of intramuscular fat, or marbling, which melts during cooking, adding to the steak’s juiciness and flavour.
  • Tenderness: The beef is known for its soft texture, making it a pleasure to eat. Proper aging of the meat further enhances this tenderness.
  • Flavour: Hereford beef steaks have a distinct, full-bodied taste, attributed to the cattle’s diet and genetics. The beef’s rich flavour profile stands out even with minimal seasoning.

Cooking Hereford Beef Steaks:

  • Seasoning: Given its natural flavour, Hereford beef steaks require minimal seasoning — often just salt and pepper.
  • Cooking Method: Grilling or pan-searing at high temperatures is ideal for achieving a caramelised crust while keeping the interior juicy and tender.
  • Resting: Allow the steak to rest after cooking and before slicing to ensure the juices redistribute throughout the meat, enhancing its flavour and tenderness.

Ethical and Sustainable Farming:

Our North Yorkshire Hereford cattle farmers prioritise sustainable and ethical farming practices, focusing on animal welfare, pasture management, and environmentally friendly farming techniques. These practices not only contribute to the high quality of Hereford beef but also support sustainable agriculture.

Hereford beef steaks are a premium choice for those seeking exceptional quality and taste in their beef. Whether enjoyed in a fine dining establishment or cooked at home, Hereford beef offers a superior steak experience.

We prepare your order in our butchery on the day before delivery to ensure that everything reaches you in the best condition.

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Delivery is free on orders over £50. (under £50 = £12.95) Sorry This is due to the cost involved in our chilled packaging and courier cost.

 

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